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Open Your Mind: Psychology

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 Cognitive Dissonance and The Little Mermaid | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 957

We all know what happened after Disney announced Halle Bailey to play 'Ariel' in 'The Little Mermaid'. But why did this happen, how could there be so many different ways people reacted to the news?  --- Support this podcast:

 What is it with the flexing culture? | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1144

This topic was something that has been on my mind these past few months. Thanksgiving is a time where we spend the day expressing gratitude, and Christmas is a time everyone is focused on what they want for their presents. What damages can this materialistic culture bring to our mental well being? --- Support this podcast:

 What is the best way to get over your fears? | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1069

UCLA came out with a recent study that suggests labeling your emotions at the precise moment you are confronting what you fear can indeed have the effect of reducing your fear! So basically being honest with how you feel, and openly expressing it helps you more than diminishing it. Also, you guys can learn how I inadvertently used a similar method to get over my childhood fear. Please don't judge me or I will cry about it forever.  --- Support this podcast:

 How exactly do we feel? | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 917

Well, there is so much that goes into human emotions, and with Halloween around the corner, let's try to understand the psychology of fear. This theory can explain our fear, but it's used to explain all emotions in general. It's fun to break down why and how our minds work isn't it? --- Support this podcast:

 Why do I feel embarrassed for cringey people ? | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 704

I was wondering a lot about the feelings of embarrassment. Mostly because my sisters are at a stage in their life where they avoid doing simple tasks because of the fear of embarrassment. What is the harm in talking to a sales worker about something you need? Eitherway, there are pros and cons to feeling embarrassed. Also why do we feel cringey after watching certain things, for me its watching some Tik Tok videos. I can't stop watching it, but at the same time I feel cringey when I do! WHY?? Well lets listen to my thoughts on the matter.  --- Support this podcast:

 Procrastination is like what? | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 837

What explanations do we have on why we procrastinate? Is there hope to become better? If there is, what can we do. Maybe it's important to realize that procrastination isn't as harmless as we might think it is.  --- Support this podcast:

 A different perspective of Ayesha Curry | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1634

So my timeline was blowing up with the news that Ayesha Curry was feeling insecure. Why would she feel this way? Obviously I don't have her on my podcast to ask her. But what does psychological science say about the psychology of monogamous relationships, casual sex, female desires, and the purpose of the female orgasm? --- Support this podcast:

 False memories in Captain Marvel | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 886

When I saw the Captain Marvel movie I was immediately intrigued by the fact that Captain Marvel was a victim of false memory implantation! What does the science of psychology say about this, can this happen to anyone? Tweet me your favorite childhood memory @itslesliesilva ! --- Support this podcast:

 Why do people believe in conspiracy theories? | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 877

After watching the new Shane Dawson conspiracy theory, it left me wondering....why do people believe in this stuff? Well lets find out! --- Support this podcast:

 So what if you messed up... | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 609

We are all human, and we worry so much about how others view us. Most people worry to much about how they are perceived that they are so afraid of failure. But there are also people out there that don't care failing that it's actually hurting more than helping. Let's understand why.  --- Support this podcast:

 Do nice people finish last? | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1039

How does Santa inspire us to be altruistic? Why do you do this to begin with? What benefit does it bring to be altruistic? --- Support this podcast:

 Silent Night and Group Biases | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 720

Here we talk about a Christmas Miracle, not the kind in story books, old Christmas movies, or Hallmark films. Something from the history of the WORLD. But what does that have to do with group biases? Well listen to this episode unscripted and full of blunders from me Leslie Silva!

 Stop lying to your children | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 853

What will happen to our children once they find out that Santa Claus isn’t real ? What does research say to this? Is there a way that we can combat this? How else are they going to have the memories of a glorious child hood and Christmas memories.? --- Support this podcast:

 Sleep paralysis | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 730

Still shook from my sleep paralysis experience. But because of this, it made me wonder. Why exactly does this happen? Well here’s a quick snippet on the science of Sleep Paralysis. --- Support this podcast:

 Overcoming my abusive relationship | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1001

I did 31 days of educating others on the reality of domestic violence. I shared parts of my story as well. Here are my revelations and feelings I’ve come to realize this I started this challenge. To view the story highlights my instagram is @_Lesrr --- Support this podcast:


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